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Our mission is to strengthen youth and families by providing evidence-based programs that promote mental health, prevent substance misuse, and maximize student success.

What Posey County says about Youth First

“With the increasing demands for support in mental health, the role of our Youth First Social Worker is extremely valuable, not only to our students but also to our parents and faculty. South Terrace Elementary School is fortunate to have this outstanding resource in our building.”

Posey Calendar

January 29 - April 8
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Family First Growth – Virtual – 10 Week Program – Starts Jan. 29, 2024

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Youth First Partner Schools

County Advocates

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Bill GillenwaterDrew HeckertClark Stanfill
Andrew WilsonSteven HardingGeoff Gentil
Kelly CarltonAnna KunkelKeith Rawley

Posey News

Feeling Overwhelmed as a Parent: Knowing How to Cope

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By Sarah Elrod, LMHC - February 28, 2024 If you are a working parent, whether it’s full or part time, this article is for you. Have you ever just felt so overwhelmed that you couldn’t breathe? Is it difficult to find a minute for yourself…

Why is Youth Sports Participation Decreasing?

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By Jordan Nonte, MSW, LSW - February 21, 2024 There are many factors impacting sports and athletes today, including social media, cost to participate, time commitment, and hyper competitiveness. I think anyone could make the argument that…

Supporting Your Anxious Teen through a Panic Attack

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By Hailey Hagan, MSW - February 14, 2024 Anxious teens are vulnerable to experiencing panic attacks, which can be a frightening experience for both the child and the parent/caregiver. According to the National Institute of Mental Health,…

Our Mission

Youth First’s mission is to strengthen youth and families by providing evidence-based programs that promote mental health, prevent substance misuse, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in
Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Regional Development Officer Megan Higgins.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that  promote mental health, prevent substance misuse, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Regional Development Officer Megan Higgins.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County

Our Mission

Our mission is to strengthen youth and families through evidence-based programs that  promote mental health, prevent substance misuse, and maximize student success.

Youth First exists to strengthen and transform the lives of young people and their families. Youth First Social Workers provide specialized mentoring and caring support to students in partnering schools, readily available to assess and address students, family and school needs. Youth First prevention programs give kids the readiness, resiliency, and relationship skills needed to face life’s challenges.

Youth First in Posey County

To book a speaker, support, donate, volunteer, or advocate for Youth First in Posey County, contact Regional Development Officer Megan Higgins.

Find out more about Youth First Social Workers available in Posey County